Saturday, November 20, 2010

Gobble up the Shadows!

May your stuffing be tasty
May your turkey plump,
May your potatoes and gravy
have nary a lump.
May your yams be delicious
and your pies take the prize,
and may your Thanksgiving dinner
stay off your thighs!

-- Author Unknown

We found this poem a couple of months ago...
and just rolled with laughter - hope it puts a
bit of fun in your day! 
With Thanksgiving just around the corner
here in the states, we took this shot of one of our 
paper mache turkey as he was lurking
in the shadows....we will say that he looks a bit menacing...
don't you think?

It's Shadow Shot Sunday
& we'd love you to join us
as we travel all around the world to see shadows galore....
you will truly "gobble" them up one right after another
because they are all so darn creative!
So, head on over to Hey Harriet...
where we are always so Thankful
to have a place to share our "dark" sides!!

18 comments:

Blondie's Journal said...

The little poem is SO cute...I really got a good laugh although I want be laughing when I step on the scale Friday!

Love the bird!

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving, ladies!

sarayutouched said...

great shadow...perfect poem!! this unfortunately is the thigh packing on time of year!! i can taste the yams already!! thanks for sharing girls...Happy Thanksgiving.

Sylvia K said...

Terrific shadow shot and I love the poem!! Perfect for the day! And, yes, this is the thigh packing time of the year alright!! And I don't have to cook this year, just eat!! I'm in serious trouble!!! Have a great weekend!

Sylvia

frayedattheedge said...

Love the turkey and the poem!

Ralph said...

I make the mashed potatoes, and do not mind a lump or two (I leave the skins on a few potatoes for that rustic texture). The gravy, I am working hard to keep the lumps out (using a whisk and Wondra flour), with a hint of Gravy Master. Of course, we need to lose weight - but not this week!

Dimple said...

I like your turkey shadows, and the poem. The only thing I would say is, my thighs are fine, it's the belly that catches the pie!

chubskulit said...

A beauty! Gobble gobble!


Green Bottle Shadows

Paula Scott said...

Thighs. Waist. Face. Yep. It all goes there and there and there! Ah, but what pleasure there is in such bounty of food!
I say, feast today and moderation tomorrow.

John said...

That's one big turkey!

Insulation shadows

Pagan Sphinx said...

A turkey figurine or candle? It's fun! :-)

Peace and happy thanksgiving!

Gina

Beverley Baird said...

Happy Thanksgiving - a wee bit early!
What a cute turkey - makes lovely shadows!
I will have to keep that poem for next year!

EG Wow said...

Hope you have a very happy Thanksgiving!

Hey Harriet said...

A cool turkey and I love that poem! I hadn't heard it before & it made me giggle!

PS - I'm not sure what yams are except something Popeye likes to say "I yam what I yam" (or something like that) ...perhaps yams are known as something different here in Australia. I must look it up!

Hope you girls enjoy the rest of your weekend. I'm terribly hungry now!

MyMaracas said...

Great poem! Thanks for the laugh. Your lurking turkey reminds me of the little antique ones my mom had on the table every year.

Arija said...

Nice shadows, turkey and :) nice poem too.

Richie's 2ts Inspires said...

Poem+perfect shot= great shadow...

Hmmm... wish to tast the yams.

TY for sharing dear Ladies... hope both are in the best of everything and have a great week-end.

Happy SS...

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Hi, Girls!

That is one CUTE bird, and I adore the poem. LOL! Such fun!

I dropped by to thank you for commenting on my blog roast. You two are the best, and I love you dearly. Thank you for being my friends...

XO,

Sheila :-)

Emakesart said...

LOL!!! That poem is hilarious!! I've never heard it, thanks for sharing it! Hope you ladies have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

xoEsther

hee hee the verification word is prosoc...pretty close to prozac if you say it with an accent ; )

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